Resume

Objective

To create and oversee costumes for theater, performances, and film productions.

Skills

Sewing, draping, pattern drafting, Gerber knowledge and training, alterations, tailoring, reconstruction, millinery, wig styling, drafting flats, textile design. Also efficient with using home and industrial sewing machines, heavy duty walker sewing machines, sergers, and blind hemming machines.

Education

Costuming/Wardrobe Intern
Abyssmal Entertainment
Orlando, Florida
April to July 2009

ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Costume designer, stylist, and on-set dresser for short film “2:22” (IMDB credited)
  • “2:22” officially selected for SITGES 2009, Screamfest LA 2009, Orlando Film Festival, Festival Mauvais Genre 2010, Florida Film Festival 2010, Festival de Cannes 2010, and others.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design & Merchandising
International Academy of Design & Technology
Orlando, FL (March 2009)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Multiple Dean’s Honor and President’s Honor Awards
  • Featured Designer and Seamstress for the Fifty/50 Art Show at CityArtsFactory
  • Senior Designer Showcase in Imagine ’09 Fashion Show: Carnaval du Couture

High School Diploma
William R. Boone High School
Orlando, FL (May 2005)

Professional Experience

“La Fleur de Mort” – short film
Costume Designer
Ophelia Hellfire Productions

“Doomsday County” – feature film
Costume Designer for “Betty Beretta” segment
Abyssmal Entertainment

“2:22” – short film
Costume Designer
Abyssmal Entertainment
July 2009

Fabrication Specialist II
Universal Orlando Resorts
Orlando, FL
July 2006-Current

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Sewing show quality costumes in multiple quantities
  • Alterations and repairs of costumes
  • Area chores and maintenance of machines and equipment


SEAMSTRESS WORKS INCLUDE
:

  • Halloween Horror Nights (2006-2009)
  • Grinchmas (2007-2008)
  • Mardi Gras (2007-2009)
  • Macy’s Holiday Parade costumes (2006-2007)
  • Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure park characters
  • NBC’s iVillage Live wardrobe alterations (2007)
  • Various CityWalk Orlando costumes
  • Golden Woody Gala Awards (2007)
  • Nickelodeon Hotel costumes (2006)


DRESSER WORK INCLUDE
:

  • Mannheim Steamroller (2008)

Seamstress
Midway Elementary School
‘Alice in Wonderland’ (2006)

A small sample portfolio can be viewed here >>


Judging

If you are interesting in having me as a judge in a costume contest then please contact me at s@sasha-v.com.I have judged at the 2009 MetroCon Costume Contest and MegaCon’s Star Wars Costume Contest

Additional Awards and Honors

2006-2007

Featured fashion designer in Fifty/50 Art Show at CityArtsFactory
Judge’s Costume Award at MegaCon
Honorable Mention in Cosplay Lab’s Witch Hunter Robin Look-Alike Contest

2005-2006

Best Prequel Trilogy Costume at MegaCon’s Star Wars Costume Contest
Best B&W Costume Photo at JACON’s “Shoot Me” Contest
Best Portrait Costume Photo at JACON’s “Shoot Me” Contest

2004-2005

Best Anime/Manga Costume at Anime Festival Orlando
Costume Hall Award at JACON

2003-2004

Honorable Mention at Anime Festival Orlando
Judge’s Costume Award at MegaCon